KSAT: Brain thinning could predict dementia 5 to 10 years before symptoms, local study shows

Posted on: Tuesday, January 30th, 2024

Through a decade’s worth of findings, researchers at the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio are discovering a connection between the thickness of brain tissue to dementia risks.

Claudia Satizabal, PhD

Claudia Satizabal, PhD, associate professor at the Biggs Institute and lead researcher on this study, said duplicating this marker could be the key to identifying those who are at high risk for dementia 5-10 years before symptoms begin.

To read the full article on this discovery in dementia research, visit KSAT.com.


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